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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - April 6, 2015, Winchester, VirginiaSee us on the web wow. Winchester Star. Com 75� monday april 6, 2 0 15 119th year no. 232 Winchester Virginia 22601 the Winchester Star bulletin Board. A7 classified ads. B5 comics. A8 dear Abby. A7 editorials. A4 6 08566 00037 5 miss your paper Call 665 4946 from 7 to 10 a. Office 8 a. To 5 p. M., 667 3200 today s forecast 68 partly sunny with South winds 5 to 10 mph. Mostly Cloudy tonight with a 30 percent Chance of rain after Midnight. High full report a10 Low two sections 20 pages 52 local. A6 nation. A5 obituaries. A2 out of the past. A9 sports. B1 on Winchester Star. Com Check out the digital replica of today s edition on the web site and read your paper online every morning. Report u. A. Rape article journalistic failure by Larry o Dell associated press Richmond rolling Stone Magazine retracted a widely discredited article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia after a top journalism school issued a scathing report sunday concluding it had failed to meet proper journalistic standards. The review undertaken at rolling Stone s request presented a Broad indictment of the Magazine s handling of a Story that had horrified readers unleashed widespread protests at the University y s Charlottesville Campus and sparked a National discussion about sexual assaults on College campuses. The Way the Magazine reported edited and vetted the article is a Story of journalistic failure that was avoidable the Columbia University graduate school of journalism said in the report. The criticism came two weeks after the Charlottesville police department said it had found no evidence to Back the claims of the victim identified in the Story Only As Jackie who said she was raped by seven men at a fraternity House. Rolling Stone s failure encompassed reporting editing editorial supervision and fact checking said the journalism school s report which was posted on the school s and Magazine s websites. Rolling Stone managing editor will Dana posted an apology on the publication s website and said the Magazine was officially retracting the Story. The article s author Sabrina Rubin Erdely also apologized in a statement saying she would not repeat the mistakes she made when writing the november 2014 article a rape on Campus. Reading the Columbia account of the mistakes and misjudgments in my reporting was a brutal and humbling experience she said. The Magazine s publisher Jann s. Wenner however told the new York times that Erdely would continue to write for the Magazine and that neither her editor nor Dana would be fired. The University s president issued a statement accusing rolling Stone of irresponsible journalism. Rolling Stone had asked for the Independent review after numerous news Media outlets found flaws with the Story about Jackie who police release id of victim shot by officer by Derek Gomes the Winchester Star Winchester Virginia state police have released the identity of the Man killed during an officer involved shooting Friday in the Regency lakes subdivision in Frederick county. According to a saturday night press release Christopher a. Prevatt 38, of Winchester died at the scene after a Frederick county sheriff s Deputy responded to a 911 Call at 123 Gregory place off Berryville Pike a. 7for a Domestic disturbance. The identity of the Deputy involved in the incident has not been released. About 5 p. Friday the Deputy entered the residence and he encountered a male subject who was subsequently shot according to a Friday night press release from state police. The Deputy immediately requested medical treatment for the victim that release stated but the Man died at the scene. His body will be sent to the office of the medical examiner in Manassas for an autopsy. The Deputy and a woman inside the residence were not injured. Mike Williams who lives across the Street from 123 Gregory place said he was outside when he saw a Deputy pull up to the Home in a marked sheriff s Cruiser. He said he saw the Deputy enter the Home and immediately heard what he thought were four gunshots. The investigation of the incident is being handled by the state police. Information about what precipitated the shooting has not been released. Frederick county sheriff s capt. Donnie Lang said Friday at the scene that state police will respond to Media inquiries about the investigation. State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller stated in an email that any information about the incident released Over the weekend would be done in a press release. Other than the identity of the deceased no further information was released. Contact Derek Gomes at domes Winchester Star. Com easter Jeff Taylor / the Winchester Star the Rev. Eric song of Market Street United methodist Church shows butterflies he raised Over the Winter As he teaches his youngest parishioners the meaning of metamorphosis and resurrection in his easter Sermon. Butterflies help illustrate the resurrection of Jesus Jeff Taylor / the Winchester Star the easter Bunny throws eggs from the Back of a pickup truck after a planned helicopter drop was cancelled due to High winds saturday at the life Church s easter egg Hunt in Stephens City. Wind busts egg drop but the Hunt goes on by Derek Gomes the Winchester Star Stephens City the helicopter tasked with dropping about 18,000 Candy filled eggs at the life Church remained grounded saturday afternoon because of Gusty winds. But the More than 100 children who gathered around the perimeter of the drop zone appeared unfazed when the news was delivered Over a Loudspeaker. The 18,000 eggs were still there for the taking after All. How they found their Way on the ground did t seem to make any Dif Ference to the scavengers. I m getting All the eggs chimed Ben Chroniger 9, a few minutes before the children swarmed the Field. His Mother Amanda who attends the life Church praised it for hosting the event which was open to the Public. You get to see a lot of wonderful family she said. It s not just blood it s the entire Community. The life Church opened about a month ago at 199 agape Way near Stephens City after merging with agape Christian Church which was previously at the address. The life Church also has a Campus in Manassas according t o i t s website Welo Fechurch. Com. This is our first Community event Here said pastor David Baird. And it s exceeding our expectations. As the countdown for the by Derek Gomes the Winchester Star Winchester for the second consecutive easter the Rev. Eric song used butterflies to symbolize Jesus resurrection. He likened the recent transformation of the butterflies he raised in his office to the one Jesus made. They Start off As caterpillars and then they re in cocoons and they come out and have new life song told his congregation at Market Street United methodist Church during an easter service on sunday morning. Jesus came out of the Tomb after three Days and we celebrate his resurrection. Song summoned the children to come to the front of the Sanctuary to see the butterflies that were about to be released. For the last few weeks the butterflies have called song s office at 131 s. Cameron st., Home. He became concerned when they started emerging from their Chrys Alises two weeks earlier than anticipated. I started googling How Long do butterflies live song joked. All the Days of holy week when christians Mark Jesus for Virginia s gop delegation Safe bet is to run to right by Rachel Weiner � 2015 the Washington Post when Congress voted repeatedly on Short term funding for the department of Homeland Security this year five Virginia republicans were in firm opposition part of a failed conservative attempt to halt president Barack Obama s executive order protecting millions of undocumented immigrants. Call it the Dave brat effect. His Surprise primary Victory last Spring Over former House majority Leader Eric Cantor r va., not Only created a Power vacuum in Virginia s delegation it left Republican lawmakers from the Commonwealth willing to Buck their party s leaders in order to avoid angering conservatives Republican strategists say. That fear reflects a division in the state party that has made fundraising difficult and forced the powerful speaker of the state House of delegates into a primary. It s hard to find an exact parallel in past votes especially because contentious Bills Are often yanked off the floor by gop leadership to avoid an embarrassing failure. Still republicans on and off the Hill agree that Cantor would not have permitted a repeated mass defection As happened with the Dos funding Bill. Without Eric Here then one of the Arm twisters is silenced said rep. Louie Gohmert r Texas an advocate for strict anti immigration policies and one of the dozens of conservatives who demanded that any Dos funding Bill also Cut off support for Obama s executive order. On a vote to extend funding for the Agency for three weeks that failed by a Mere 11 votes reps. Brat Randy Forbes Robert Hurt Morgan Griffith and Rob Wittman a Butterfly raised by her pastor clings to the nose of Anna Spencer 9, of Winchester. After the easter Sermon children were allowed to set the butterflies free. See butterflies Page a10 see eggs Page a3 see gop Page a5 see article Page a5

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